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  • Joe Osmundson '05
    January 15, 2004

    After a Term Abroad, Returning to Campus Isn't Easy

    It can be hard enough for students to come back to classes and homework and cold weather after a six-week winter break. But for more than 100 students who spent fall term studying off campus, readjusting to life at Carleton is even more difficult.

  • Tenth Week at Carleton
    November 25, 2003

    Activities, Traditions Take the Edge Off Tenth Week

    Fall Term has now officially closed, and many students are in the process of leaving campus for winter break. Many will use the first part of break to catch their breath and recover—the last week of classes and finals, known as "tenth week," can be trying. But activities like the late night breakfast and traditions like Primal Scream help students get through it.

  • "A Midsummer Night's Dream"
    November 7, 2003

    Backstage at Arena Theater

    What the average theater-goer doesn’t see—the troupe of dedicated student assistants who did the costuming, make-up and stage cues—is what really made this fall's Carleton Players production of "A Midsummer Night's Dream" a success.
  • camera obscura
    November 3, 2003

    Students Learn Principles of Photography from Camera Obscura

    Baird Jarman, instructor in art history, has built a camera obscura to help students learn the fundamental principles of photography.
  • KRLX Radio
    October 31, 2003

    Late Night at KRLX

    KRLX, Carleton's student-run radio station, broadcasts 24 hours a day. How do they find students to host shows in the middle of the night? It turns out that it's not too hard.
  • DJ Spooky dance
    October 24, 2003

    DJ Spooky Spins at Carleton

    When the Digital Arts Festival was announced at the beginning of fall term, students learned that DJ Spooky, the turntablist and digital artist himself, would be visiting Carleton for a one-time musical experience.
  • Rabbi Joan Friedman
    October 21, 2003

    Rabbi Joan Friedman Joins Chaplain's Office

    Rabbi Joan Friedman recently joined Carleton’s chaplain’s office staff as the associate chaplain for Jewish and interfaith life and coordinator of the Program in Ethical Reflection at Carleton (PERC). She talked recently with student writer Kelen Tuttle ’04 about how she was drawn to her field, her love of college communities, and working with students of all faiths and backgrounds.
  • Coming Out Day dance 2003
    October 16, 2003

    Dance is Highlight of Coming Out Week

    Saturday nights at the Cave are generally quiet, since bands from the Twin Cities finish playing Carleton’s premier music pub on Fridays. This was not the case last Saturday when the Cave opened its doors for the National Coming Out Day Dance, commemorating another successful National Coming Out Week at Carleton.
  • Ultimate Frisbee
    October 9, 2003

    Carleton's Ultimate Game

    Competing under the banners of team names like Myers Fire, Snide Remark and Snuffulupadisc, intramural (IM) Frisbee teams convene around the Hill of Three Oaks every weekday for Ultimate games that can last until the sun goes down.
  • Minnesota Rep. Ray Cox, Hector Vega '06, Andy French '04 and Rep. Doug Stang
    October 2, 2003

    Reps. Cox, Stang Discuss State Grant Program

    Minnesota Representatives Ray Cox and House Higher Education Finance Committee Chairman Doug Stang visited Carleton on Wednesday, Oct. 8 to discuss the importance of the Minnesota State Grant Program.  
  • Psycho-cartography project by Ike Phelps '04.
    October 1, 2003

    New Media Course Takes Art into Digital Realm

    A new media course, taught by visiting experts, gives students hands-on experience with art in the digital realm.
  • Auditions for the Knights a capella group.
    Photo: Scott Vignos '06
    September 24, 2003

    Auditions Week Brings Stress, Excitement

    Just as New Student Week ends, auditions for the various performing groups on campus begin. Many first years, in fine Carleton fashion, audition for several of the groups to satisfy their many interests.